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What I bought – 25 March 2015

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what the fuck is the sense of hiding under a desk and dying on our knees instead of rising up to cut off the teacher’s mindless head (Tommy Trantino, from Lock the Lock)
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Review time! with Jem and the Holograms #1

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I don’t know who this Kelly Thompson person is, but she’s going places, I tells ya!
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What I bought – 18 March 2015

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“You know that this is an authoritarian government,” he told the cardinal. “And I know you do not like authoritarian governments.”

“That is so, General,” the cardinal replied. “I do not like them.”

“But authority comes from God, Cardinal,” Pinochet said.

“Authority, yes. Authoritarianism comes from men,” Silva Henriquez said. (Mary Helen Spooner, from Soldiers in a Narrow Land)
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What I bought – 11 March 2015

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Critics are like medical students: they always think a writer is suffering from the very disease they happen to be studying at the time. (Milorad Pavić, from A Landscape Painted With Tea)
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What I bought – 4 March 2015

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I do not remember where I read that there are two kinds of poets: the good poets, who at a certain point destroy their bad poems and go off to run guns in Africa, and the bad poets, who publish theirs and keep writing more until they die. (Umberto Eco, from The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana)
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Flippin’ through Previews – March 2015

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What could possibly be in Previews #318 that I could want, you might ask. Well, you’ve come to the right place to find out!
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What I bought – 4 February 2015

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Another poet compared his beloved’s upper-lip hairs to the feathers of a parrot feeding a pistachio to the beloved’s lips. To help me appreciate the richness of this poetic image, Diloram drew a picture of it in my notebook. It was terrifying. (Elif Batumen, from The Possessed)
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Flippin’ through Previews – February 2015

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Hey, you know what’s going on with DC in Previews #317 this month? Why, it’s a … Convergency!!!!

(Thank you, thank you, I’ll be here all week. Don’t forget to tip your servers!)
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Flippin’ through Previews – January 2015

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The new Previews is out, and we all have to get used to writing “2015” on everything! Can you handle it?!?!?!?
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Year of the Artist, Day 360: Wallace Wood, Part 5 – Vampirella #12, Sally Forth #4, and Cannon

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Wallace Wood, and the story is “To Kill a God!” in Vampirella #12, which was published by Warren and is cover dated July 1971, as well as “Sally Forth” #4 and excerpts from “Cannon,” which were published in Overseas Weekly in 1971-1974. The scans of Vampirella and “Sally Forth” are from WoodWork: Wallace Wood 1927-1981, which was published by IDW/Éditions Déesse in 2012, while those from “Cannon” are from Cannon, the hardcover collection published by Fantagraphics in 2014. Enjoy! And yes, it’s late-era Wood, so it’s pretty Not Safe For Work below!
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Year of the Artist, Day 357: Wallace Wood, Part 2 – Shock SuspenStories #8 and #9, Two-Fisted Tales #34, Weird Science-Fantasy #23, and MAD #13

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Wallace Wood, and the issues are Shock SuspenStories #8 and 9, Two-Fisted Tales #34, Weird Science-Fantasy #23, and MAD magazine #13, all of which were published by EC and are cover dated April/May 1953, June/July 1953, July/August 1953, March 1954, and July 1954. The scans of the first two stories are from Came the Dawn and Other Stories, which was published by Fantagraphics in 2012, and the next three stories are from WoodWork: Wallace Wood 1927-1981, which was published by IDW/Éditions Déesse in 2012. Enjoy!
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3 Chicks Review Comics – Episode #075 – The JEM Interview

It’s EPISODE #075 – THE JEM & THE HOLOGRAMS INTERVIEW!!!3 Chicks Logo 2 - Blue

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Inside this episode! 

We begin with a spoiler-free ADVANCE REVIEW of Kelly Sue DeConnick and Valentine de Landro’s Bitch Planet #1! We’ve also got a review of Becky Cloonan, Brenden Fletcher, and Karl Kerschl’s Gotham Academy #3. Next up is our interview with Ross Campbell and yours truly as the creative team announced for IDW’s new JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS comic debuting in March! Woo! We talk all things JEM and Sue even gives us a quiz to see if we can pass the mustard as creators. Unfortunately because of my insane excitement (and some other reasons), I hardly let Ross get a word in edgewise…I’m sorry, Ross! I’ll do better next time! After the interview Sue and I talk about various new comics and a few forthcoming things we’re looking forward to before the end of the year.

3 Chicks Review Comics is a podcast featuring female comics lovers and bloggers. Sue from DC Women Kicking Ass and Kelly Thompson from She Has No Head! Tune in to CSBG every other Monday at noon as we review comics and discuss hot topics of the week. In addition to the blogs above, you can also follow us all on twitter as well: Kelly and Sue.  Special thanks to Caanan Grall for our incredible 3 Chicks Logo and to Nik Furious for our awesome 3 Chicks theme song.

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Year of the Artist, Day 336: Mike Grell, Part 4 – Jon Sable, Freelance #16

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Mike Grell, and the issue is Jon Sable, Freelance #16, which was published by First Comics and is cover dated September 1984. These scans are from Jon Sable, Freelance Omnibus volume 1, which was published by IDW in July 2010. Enjoy!
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Flippin’ through Previews – December 2014

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It’s almost Christmas, so what better thing to do than treat yourself by pre-ordering comics from Previews #315! Whoo-hoo!
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Flippin’ through Previews – November 2014

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For some reason, it feels like the Marvel brass are being tremendous douchebags this month. Why? Go below the cut, where all the secrets of Previews #314 will spill out!
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